Iowa Space Grant Research Scholarship Program

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – The Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) will be awarded to support outstanding undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines that support NASA’s mission (Preservice STEM education majors also qualify). Awards of $2,500 per semester with proof of enrollment, in addition to continuation of research involvement, and minimum GPA met with transcript verification from Fall 2022, are required for the Spring 2023 allotment.

AWARDS: Scholarships of $5000 will be awarded based on merit and research for students at Iowa Space Grant core institutions (Drake Univ., Iowa State, Iowa, or Northern Iowa) or academic affiliates (Loras College or Des Moines Area Community College).

▪ U.S. citizenship
▪ Full-time undergraduate enrollment as of August 2022
▪ Graduation date no earlier than May 2022
▪ Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (out of 4.0)
▪ Majoring in STEM disciplines
• Currently working on a faculty-mentored research project that has NASA STEM relevance

Award winners will be chosen based on student qualifications, application, and letter of recommendation. Women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, and U.S. military veterans are encouraged to apply.

For additional information and to complete the online application, visit the Iowa Space Grant Consortium website". Be prepared to submit an unofficial transcript (unprotected and unsecured) and at least one recommendation letter (a second letter is optional). These items are required for a complete application.

Awards contingent upon availability of NASA funding.